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Prisoners Freed Quickly After Voters OK Prop. 47

Prisoners Freed Quickly After Voters OK Prop. 47

A ballot measure passed by voters this week is already freeing California suspects from jail as their felony charges... Read »

Nov 8, 2014
How Bad is Voter Turnout in California?

How Bad is Voter Turnout in California?

Voter turnout is at record lows in California but it's not quite as bad as you might think Read »

Nov 6, 2014
Weary Rivals in SoCal House Race Brace for Ballot Count

Weary Rivals in SoCal House Race Brace for Ballot Count

The long, divisive road to the 52nd Congressional District seat stretches on for its two weary candidates, incumbent... Watch »

Nov 6, 2014
Indicted Texas Gov. Perry in Court for Heated Hearing

Indicted Texas Gov. Perry in Court for Heated Hearing

Indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry has made his first court appearance on felony abuse of power charges, sitting largely... Watch »

Nov 6, 2014
Sheriff-Elect McDonnell Moving Forward With Transition

Sheriff-Elect McDonnell Moving Forward With Transition

Sheriff-elect Jim McDonnell, first elected from outside the department in more than a century, is preparing to take... Watch »

Nov 5, 2014
Perry's 1st Court Appearance Set for Thursday

Perry's 1st Court Appearance Set for Thursday

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is due to make his first court appearance Thursday in Austin to face abuse-of-power charges. A Watch »

Nov 5, 2014
A Bush Back in Office: Scion of Political Dynasty Wins Texas Race

A Bush Back in Office: Scion of Political Dynasty Wins Texas Race

George P. Bush has been elected Texas land commissioner. That makes him the first in his family's political dynasty... Watch »

Nov 5, 2014
Wolf Ousts Corbett in Pa. Governor's Race

Wolf Ousts Corbett in Pa. Governor's Race

Democrat Tom Wolf, who gave $10 million of his own money to underwrite an early TV ad campaign that endeared the... Watch »

Nov 5, 2014
VIDEO: 3-Year-Old Loses It Because He Can't Vote

VIDEO: 3-Year-Old Loses It Because He Can't Vote

Xavier is only 3 years old. He cannot legally vote for another 15 years. But Xavier is passionate about the... Watch »

Nov 5, 2014
Rick Scott Re-Elected as Florida Governor: AP

Rick Scott Re-Elected as Florida Governor: AP

Florida voters re-elected Republican Rick Scott as governor and delivered another big political defeat to the once... Watch »

Nov 5, 2014
Connecticut's Last Dry Town No More: Vote Reverses Alcohol Ban

Connecticut's Last Dry Town No More: Vote Reverses Alcohol Ban

Voters in the Connecticut town of Bridgewater made the historic decision Tuesday to end prohibition and reverse... Read »

Nov 4, 2014
Voter Turnout Might Reach Low Point

Voter Turnout Might Reach Low Point

Voters in Southern California will cast ballots for several statewide races, ballot measures, and decide contests... Read »

Nov 4, 2014
Retiring Rep. Waxman's Seat Up for Grabs

Retiring Rep. Waxman's Seat Up for Grabs

Sen. Ted Lieu, D-Torrance, and Republican gang prosecutor Elan Carr will square off Tuesday in a battle to replace... Read »

Nov 4, 2014
Brown Wins California Governor's Race

Brown Wins California Governor's Race

Democrat Jerry Brown won an unprecedented fourth term as California governor in Tuesday's election, NBC News... Watch »

Nov 5, 2014
Kuehl Defeats Shriver in LA County Supervisor Race

Kuehl Defeats Shriver in LA County Supervisor Race

Former Sen. Sheila Kuehl beat former Santa Monica Mayor Bobby Shriver in a tight race for a seat on the Los Angeles... Watch »

Nov 5, 2014
Runoff to Decide Race for LA County Sheriff

Runoff to Decide Race for LA County Sheriff

Voters will choose between Long Beach's police chief and Gardena's mayor Tuesday in the race to elect Los Angeles... Watch »

Nov 4, 2014
Duplicate Ballots Sent to LA County Voters

Duplicate Ballots Sent to LA County Voters

Thousands of Los Angeles County voters could be registered to vote more than once in Tuesday's election, opening up... Watch »

Nov 3, 2014
Photoshopped Campaign Mailer Draws Criticism, Apology

Photoshopped Campaign Mailer Draws Criticism, Apology

A State Assembly candidate thinks his opponent broke the law by sending out a campaign mailer with a photoshopped... Watch »

Nov 4, 2014
Kashkari, Brown Make Final Push

Kashkari, Brown Make Final Push

After a state election season lacking drama, candidates spent the weekend hunting for votes throughout California as... Read »

Nov 3, 2014
Free Valet Parking, Pastries for Swank Sunset Blvd. Voters

Free Valet Parking, Pastries for Swank Sunset Blvd. Voters

Chinese chicken salad and a solo harpist await some sure-to-be-surprised voters. Read »

Nov 4, 2014

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